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North Korean party daily slams South Korean drills, U.S. plans to expand UNC

North Korean party daily slams South Korean drills, U.S. plans to expand UNC

Rodong Sinmun warns recent ROK exercise "runs counter" to North-South military agreement

North Korean party daily slams South Korean drills, U.S. plans to expand UNC
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji September 30, 2019
The September 14 drone attack on Saudi oil fields: North Korea’s potential role

The September 14 drone attack on Saudi oil fields: North Korea’s potential role

Pyongyang's ties to Iran and Houthi rebels in Yemen are well-documented

The September 14 drone attack on Saudi oil fields: North Korea’s potential role
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin September 29, 2019
How the two Koreas went from Pyongyang summitry to missile tests and acrimony

How the two Koreas went from Pyongyang summitry to missile tests and acrimony

One year since a landmark meeting in the DPRK capital, little progress appears to have been made

How the two Koreas went from Pyongyang summitry to missile tests and acrimony
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji September 19, 2019
North Korea highlights global interest in space exploration, militarization

North Korea highlights global interest in space exploration, militarization

Recent DPRK state media articles come amid construction of domestic space-related infrastructure

North Korea highlights global interest in space exploration, militarization
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 13, 2019
North Korea’s new Multiple Launch Rocket System: a closer look
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North Korea’s new Multiple Launch Rocket System: a closer look

Images appear to show a 600mm MLRS system and suggest three, not two, rockets were launched

North Korea’s new Multiple Launch Rocket System: a closer look
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda September 11, 2019
Kim Jong Un guided another test of new “super-large” MLRS on Tuesday: KCNA

Kim Jong Un guided another test of new “super-large” MLRS on Tuesday: KCNA

System now reportedly "finally verified," though DPRK leader hints that more testing may be required

Kim Jong Un guided another test of new “super-large” MLRS on Tuesday: KCNA
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham September 10, 2019
North Korea in August 2019: a month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in August 2019: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analytic look at the main developments of the August 1 - 31 period

North Korea in August 2019: a month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro September 2, 2019
Seoul allocates $1 billion to inter-Korean fund to realize “peace economy”

Seoul allocates $1 billion to inter-Korean fund to realize “peace economy”

South Korean military simultaneously unveils its over KRW50 trillion defense budget

Seoul allocates $1 billion to inter-Korean fund to realize “peace economy”
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji August 29, 2019
Washington “concerned” about North Korea’s missile tests: Esper

Washington “concerned” about North Korea’s missile tests: Esper

Though the U.S. will not overreact, new defense secretary adds

Washington “concerned” about North Korea’s missile tests: Esper
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 28, 2019
Two Koreas should resolve security issues at joint military committee: Seoul

Two Koreas should resolve security issues at joint military committee: Seoul

Anonymous official adds that criticism from North Korean state media does not mark a "new situation"

Two Koreas should resolve security issues at joint military committee: Seoul
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji August 27, 2019